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Reduced incidence of pressure ulcers in patients with hip fractures: a 2-year follow-up of quality indicators
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Caring Sciences.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Caring Sciences.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Caring Sciences.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Caring Sciences.
2001 (English)In: International Journal for Quality in Health Care, ISSN 1353-4505, E-ISSN 1464-3677, Vol. 13, no 5, 399-407 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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In the framework of a quality improvement project, where research activities were integrated with practice-based developmental work, the incidence of pressure ulcers was reduced significantly in patients with hip fractures. The best predictor of pressure ulcer development was increased age.

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2001. Vol. 13, no 5, 399-407 p.
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hip fractures, nursing documentation, pressure ulcers incidence, quality improvement
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-139550DOI: 10.1093/intqhc/13.5.399PubMedID: 11669568OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-139550DiVA: diva2:381616
Available from: 2010-12-28 Created: 2010-12-28 Last updated: 2017-12-11Bibliographically approved

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